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A lawsuit filed in Los Angeles County Superior Court claims that Britney Spears and her mother, Lynne, are responsible for serious injuries to a member of the paparazzi.

The paparazzo (which is apparently a word) was allegedly struck by an SUV carrying the Spears clan. The incident supposedly occurred in June 2004, when Lynne, Britney and younger sister Jamie Lynn left a Santa Monica pet store.

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For the second straight week, Chris Daughtry registered more downloads than this season's American Idol winner, Taylor Hicks.

Daughtry's cover of the Bon Jovi classic "Wanted Dead or Alive" (from the Idols' Encore album) registered 22,000 mp3 downloads last week, compared with 27,000 the previous week. Hicks' "Takin' It to the Streets" came in with 12,000, down from 16,000 the week before.

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Jessica Alba for Lindsay Lohan?!? The producers of Bill got the best of that deal this week - and they didn't even need to include any future draft picks.

After the star of Mean Girls dropped out due to a possible scheduling conflict - but more likely a pretentious personality conflict - Alba gladly stepped into the role in this independent film.

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Kevin Federline has garnered his share of detractors over the past couple of years. You can now add Janice Dickinson to that list.

Yes, the former model (right) and judge on America's Next Top Model has lashed out at Federline and his wife of 20 months, Britney Spears. Janice thinks Britney needs an image overhaul and should dump husband her white trash husband immediately.

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Chris Daughtry, whose elimination from American Idol was the controversial pinnacle of the fifth season, told the Charlotte Observer that he has turned down an offer to become the lead singer of the multi-platinum rock band Fuel.

"I'm going to be doing my own thing," said Daughtry, who has made a string of appearances in his native North Carolina over the past week, including a show with his band, Absent Element, before an audience of about 6,500.

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The Associated Press reports that a Chicago judge is allowing the public and media to view the videotape that prosecutors say shows R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl.

Judge Vincent Gaughan said Thursday that he saw no overarching interest in banning the tape, which law enforcement officials allege proves their case against the singer, from public view.

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August 29.

That's the date Jessica Simpson fans have been looking forward to for months and months. It's when the beautiful singer/actress/business woman will come out with her latest album, And the Band Played On.

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Numerous sources report that Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes have finalized their prenuptial agreement, which would give Holmes $3 million annually, up to $33 million, if she stays married to the insane one for 11 years. A home in Montecito, Calif., will also be hers.

If the marriage lasts more than 11 years, the contract becomes void and Holmes gets half of Cruise's estate. The two reportedly plan to wed soon.

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He spends tons of time with Britney Spears and little Sean Preston, has a good job, even clothes that fit. We're talking, of course, about the Manny (male nanny) hired recently by Britney. But who is this mysterious, upstanding guy who's been seen with the starlet?

Turns out he's not actually Manny, but Perry. Taylor. He's a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, according to MSN Entertainment. Rumor has it that the former lacrosse player and ski instructor was originally brought on as a bodyguard for Brit, only to transform into a caretaker for poor Sean P.

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